Commit to Change

6 Week Challenge at Fit 4 Life, September 2nd – October 10th, Just $99 , Classes, Nutrition Plan, Results.  Lose the most inches and win a shirt and 1/2 off your next challenge!  501 Railroad Ave. Glenwood, Iowa


There are two grants for two great groups going on right now. Glenwood Aquatic Center and Kiwanis for Hiley Park playground equipment.  Just click on the projects link and you can get to the voting site from there.  Vote once per day per IP address (computer, tablet or phone) between August 20th and September 7th!

Please spread the word; we would love for both to be win $7500.

Thank you for your support!!! VOTE DAILY!!!




Did you know that after 4 oil changes, your 5th one is free!!! Don’t take your time to drive to the big city when Glenwood has so much to offer right here.

Barrett Auto Center will donate $300 to the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce for betterment right here in our community IF any Chamber Member buys or sends in someone who purchases a vehicle and mentions the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce prior to November 1st, 2014.

Thank You Barrett Auto Center!

Hey all you sports fans!! The Gridiron Garage is throwing a Fall Sports Kick-Off party on Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9 pm. There will be visual trivia for the families, meet and greet with the coaches and seniors for each fall sport. Come on in and help celebrate your local high school sports!! Go Rams!!


Schedule – Keg Creek Days 2014 – Glenwood, Iowa – Saturday, August 23, 2014

Keg Creek Antique Machinery Club – Tractor Rides beginning at 9 AM Then return to the park for showing equipment.  Parking in High School Lot – Return about 3 PM

10 AM Earth Lodge opens for tours, demonstrations and activities

12 Noon Museum opens for tours, demonstrations and activities

10 AM to 2:30 Enter pies for Contest at Machinery Hall

10 to 11 AM Register for Baby Contest, Keg Creek Tent by Park Entrance

11 AM Baby Contest, sponsored by MOPS – Machinery Hall

11 AM – 5 PM Craft and Information Booths, Food Stands

Noon – l PM Register for Keg Creek Days Poker Run at Kegler Lounge

Noon – Start Children’s Coloring Contest in Country School

1 PM Children’s Games – south of newer restrooms

1:30  PM Speakers – Jim Anderson as Capt. Clark, Rose Dalton as Amelia Bloomer and Rita Hughes as Early Country School Teacher – Abe Lincoln sponsored by Opinion Tribune.

3 PM Pie Contest Judging – Machinery Hall

6 PM Entertainment at Davies Amphitheater

7 PM “Chautauqua” A play written for and presented by Mills Masquers of Glenwood – Amphitheater

Contact People:      Poker Run – Jeff Evans – 527-1440

Tractor Club – Dan Marsh – 402-681-3471


Sunday, August 24, 2014 – Glenwood Lake Park, Museum and Earth Lodge

All Day – Antique Machinery Show, Craft and Information Booths, Heritage Demonstrations, Native American Displays, Games and Food Stands

7 AM Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage & Fruit Breakfast at Museum – Machinery Hall – Inside

8:30 AM Down Home Dulcimers with Gospel Music in Machinery Hall

10 AM Earth Lodge open for tours and demonstrations

12 Noon Museum open for tours and demonstrations

10 AM Tractor Games by Keg Creek Antique Machinery Club – All Ages

Noon Registration for pedal Tractor Pull ( Myers Pedal Tractors) at Barn

Noon – Start Children’s Coloring Contest in Country School

12:30 PM Sanctioned Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull

1 PM Children’s Games – South of newer restrooms.

2 PM Auction Pies west of the Museum front door

Check out vendors, information booths and demonstrations before Parade of Power.

3 PM Parade of Power (Tractors) through the Park

7 PM Davies Amphitheater – Community Band

Contact People: Amphitheater –Gordon Woodrow  527-3545

Tractor Club – Dan Marsh – 402-681-3471

Earth Lodge – Joan Hammer – 527-9645

Museum – Carrie Merritt – 527-9424 or 527-9221